Photo: Fall Mushroom Hike - Edibles & Poisonous! Photo: Fall Mushroom Hike - Edibles & Poisonous!


Fall Mushroom Hike - Edibles & Poisonous!

Nature Hike
7 hr. 30 min.


Difficult hikes can be just that, difficult, (6 hours of hiking or more with a lot of up and down) if you sign up for a hike make sure you are in good enough physical shape to be on the hike, for yours and other participants safety. Come prepared for all weather conditions.
Please bring the confirmation letter to the hike. The confirmation is the ''ticket'' required to able to participate. Without the confirmation letter you may not be able to participate.
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Tour Description

Date: October 16, 2015 The first half of this hike involves learning basic mushroom identification techniques with a focus on distinguishing between edible and non-edible species. Enjoy mushroom collection during the second half. A bucket or basket and a small cutting knife are recommended. Involves climbing over logs and hiking on rocky trails. Bring waterproof boots.

Tour Details

  • Duration: 7 hr. 30 min.
  • Distance: 3 miles
  • Accessible: No
  • Effort: Moderate

Know Before You Go

  • Trip Leader: Tiffany Young
  • Date: Oct 16 2015
  • This hike leave promptly from the ranger district office at scheduled time (9:00 a.m.). Please come prepared for a day in the forest, lunch, water, appropriate clothes, etc.




Restrooms available at the office.


All tours begin at the Sweet Home Ranger District.

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